Public Notice

Public Notice

Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (April 6, 2020)

04.06.2020

Click Here for the Latest Coronavirus Update >> brunswickcountync.gov/alert-ticker/information-on-coronavirus/

Note >> Executive Order No. 121 Goes Into Effect Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. through Wednesday, April 29

Read >> Frequently Asked Questions About Executive Order No. 121

 

Key Points

  • As of April 6, there are 26 positive cases of COVID-19, 124 pending test results and 626 confirmed negative test results, totaling 776 tests administered so far. Of the 26 positive cases, 13 have recovered; one is a death associated to COVID-19.
  • The location of COVID-19 cases in Brunswick County is a frequently asked question. Patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 are in isolation in their homes located within the majority of zip codes throughout the county. Brunswick County citizens should assume that community transmission of COVID-19 is present in their neighborhoods and take the appropriate precautions.
  • See a full list of food resources and programs available to those who need assistance in the full update (contact and/or applications/qualifications might be necessary).
  • If you recently traveled to Brunswick County from another country, another state, or even another county in North Carolina, you need to take responsible, proactive measures to quarantine yourself and any fellow travelers now. Stay at home unless you are visiting an essential service or operation (like visiting the grocery store, pharmacy, medical office, or work), exercising outdoors or helping a family member.
  • Brunswick County requires individuals to contact county departments via phone or email first and to schedule appointments for in-person visits if necessary.

 

Brunswick County Public Health Call Line and Email Information (Available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

 

NC Public Health Call Line (Open 24/7)

  • Phone: 1.866.462.3821

 

North Carolina 2-1-1 Program

  • For COVID-19 questions, dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162
  • Sign up for updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211

 

The County has information and resources for individuals, businesses and municipalities that need assistance via the follow webpages:

 

Brunswick County Schools Information/Updates

NC Department of Insurance

North Carolina Department of Insurance

Do you have questions about insurance?

Call the North Carolina Department of Insurance toll-free at 855-408-1212 if you have questions about any kind of insurance. The Department of Insurance has trained experts who can answer questions about health, life, Medicare, homeowners, auto, disability, long-term care, dental, vision and other types of insurance coverage.

Download the mobile MY DOi app

How NCDOI can help you

  • Understand your insurance policy.
  • File a complaint or appeal with your insurance company.
  • Identify enrollment opportunities for health insurance coverage.
  • Locate a lost life insurance policy.
  • Find contact information for an insurance company.
  • Report suspected insurance fraud.
  • Check the license status of an insurance agent or company.

In addition to regulating the insurance industry, the N.C. Department of Insurance houses the Office of State Fire Marshal. Under state law, the Insurance Commissioner serves as State Fire Marshal. From training fire and rescue personnel, to helping improve building codes, to awarding grants to fire and rescue departments for equipment, OSFM plays a vital role in protecting lives and property in North Carolina.

Among its duties, the North Carolina Department of Insurance:

  • Regulates the insurance industry
  • Handles insurance-related complaints
  • Licenses insurance agents, adjusters and bail bondsmen
  • Provides specialized counseling to people eligible for Medicare
  • Houses the Office of State Fire Marshal
  • Interprets and works to improve state building codes
  • Trains firefighters and rescue personnel
  • Inspects fire departments
  • Oversees motor clubs and collection agencies
  • Investigates insurance fraud
  • Licenses building code and home inspectors
  • Licenses manufactured building professionals
  • Educates the public about fire safety and injury prevention

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